Cornwall offers a versatile holiday experience for any experience that you can want. Surrounded by amazing coastline you won’t have to travel far for a spectacular view or a day at the beach.
The Trusted Cornwall Holiday Guide
Browse our site for a vast array of ideas and guidance written by local experts to ensure you have the very best holiday in Cornwall.
One of the best things about Cornwall is that you are never far away from the water and there are so many different ways to enjoy it. Fishing trips and boat trips run in many different areas whether at sea or on the river there are so many different ways to experience the water. You can chose to relax and take in the sites on a river cruise down the river Fal or for those more adventurous activities such as the extreme surf school at Watergate bay offers Kite buggy experiences surfing and a huge selection of water sports meaning there is never a dull moment in Cornwall. Even though we can’t get enough of our amazing beaches there are lots of other cool activities to experience such as axe throwing, VR experiences and escape rooms to name just a few.
Things to Do in Cornwall
Famous for its surfing culture Cornwall boasts famous beaches none more so than Fistral beach which is one of many stunning beaches in the beautiful town of Newquay which offers a chilled beach vibe by day and a lively atmosphere by night. With so many quieter places surrounding Newquay with a more intimate atmosphere you can spend lazy days by the beach or just enjoy a peaceful stroll along the coastline taking in some of the best views this country has to offer. Discover some more adventurous activities with extreme surf schools, Kite buggy experiences and a huge selection of water sports there is never a dull moment in Cornwall.
As rural as you may think Cornwall is, it is actually at the forefront of connectivity with a huge investment into fibre optic Broadband making it one of the best connected places in the world. Cornwall airport is a fantastic route into Cornwall flying all over the country with routes to London, Manchester, Liverpool, Ireland and Scotland, why not hop on a plane and be here within the hour.
Browse Cornwall Accommodation
It is no wonder that with its picture perfect setting, Cornwall has some incredible restaurants boasting some of the best views you could ever want whilst feasting on some of the freshest fish you can get. Clearly being so close to the water means that you can take advantage of some of the freshest fish the country has to offer by some of the best chefs. Not only can you enjoy the delicious fish that Rick Stein champions at one of his restaurants but you can also learn how to cook it yourself if that takes your fancy. There are so many amazing restaurants and places to eat whatever your budget, check out our eat section and we can give you the low down. If entertainment and days out are your thing then Cornwall has you covered. For kids there are some fantastic options all year around with special events taking place during school holidays, the phenomenal Eden Project, The lost gardens of Heligan, Flambards and Land’s End to name just a few will keep the whole family entertained all day and make sure everyone gets a good night’s sleep!
If you are more into pubs and dancing the night away there are plenty of hot spots in Cornwall, Newquay is famous for its nightlife and the party goes well into the night in the main town. There are also some epic festivals that you can experience the most famous being Boardmasters but Tunes in the Dunes down at Perranporth hosts some fantastic acts too and there are dance festivals as well as gin and fish festivals popping up all over Cornwall each year. You can really find the party atmosphere that you are looking for.